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04/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

College Rape Victims Work To Make Campus Safer

Rape on college campuses are shockingly common: the U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1 out of 5 college women will be sexually assaulted.

But rape victims and their parents are working toward making colleges safer, NPR reports.

Laura Dunn is no longer silent. She's a leader in a national grass-roots campaign, called PAVE, to get rape survivors to speak out in public.

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